Visiting Professor – Greg Fealy

Prof. Greg Fealy teaches Religion, Democracy, and Development. His main research interest is in Indonesian politics and Islam. His PhD thesis was a study of the traditionalist Muslim party, Nahdlatul Ulama. More recently, he has examined terrorism, transnational Islamist movements, and religious commodification in Indonesia, as well as broader trends in contemporary Islamic politics in Southeast Asia. He is an appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to tertiary education and Australia-Indonesia relations (2021); Head of the Department of Political and Social Change, ANU (2013-2018); Chair of the Australia-Indonesia Institute within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (2016-present); Director of the Partnership in Islamic Education Scholarships (PIES) Program (2012-present); Visiting Professor in Indonesian Politics at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC (2003); Lady Davis Trust Visiting Professor in Asian Studies and Comparative Religion at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2019-2020); Indonesian analyst with the Australian Government (1997-1999); and consultant on Indonesian civil society, election, and Islamic education programs.